Snow And Ice Management: Guide On how to Remove Ice From Car Windshield
If you own a commercial property such as a mall, it might not be your responsibility to remove ice from your client’s vehicles, but it’s polite to do it. it also result to business growth.
For example, as the mall owner, undertaking snow removal will give your clients the impression that you care thus they will become better customers. This will result to business growth.
How to remove ice from windshield
The most affected area is the windshield and you can easily remove ice without cracking it. Here is how to do it:
You should ask the car owner to start the car engine and turn the heat level low and defroster fan level high. This setting will aid melting the ice, but it won’t crack the windshield.
While the engine is still running, you should apply a deicing solution to the windshield using a spray bottle. There are many solutions that you can use. For example, those obtained from your local store or make your own. To make your own solution you should mix 50% water and 50% ethyl alcohol. You can also mix 50% water and 50% vinegar.
You should let the solution settle for a few minutes after which you should scrape the ice in downward strokes in order to avoid scratching the glass. If you don’t have an ice scraper you should use a plastic spatula or a credit card.
When you have a large property you can’t remove the ice on your own—you should hire a commercial snow removal company to do the work. For ideal results you should ensure that the staffs working in the company are experienced in removing ice from windshields.
Tips on how to prevent ice from forming on the windshield
Instead of removing the ice from the windshield, you can go the easier way and prevent it from forming in the first place. You can do this by applying deicing solution on the windshield.
You should ask the representatives of the snow removal company to apply the deicing solution on every car that arrives in your property. To avoid confusion you should let the car owners know about it before you apply the solution.
Many states don’t require you to remove snow from your client’s or tenant’s cars; however, it’s a good gesture that can result to business growth and better relationships. For ideal results always work with an experienced and certified commercial snow removal contractor.